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BSF nabs Pakistani intruder in Kutch

The Border Security Force (BSF) has nabbed a Pakistani intruder near in Kutch district of Gujarat. The Pakistani resident was caught along with his boat near Koteshwar in the Sir Creek area of Kutch district. BSF sources said that the man and his boat were apprehended during the patrolling of the area. Officials said they...

RIL to build world’s largest zoo in Gujarat’s Jamnagar

Oil to telecom major Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will build what it claims to be the world’s largest zoo in Gujarat’s Jamnagar. The zoo will house close to 100 different species of animals, birds and reptiles from India and across the world. 280-acre land It will be built on about 280-acre land, close to the...

Fire Safety: Gujarat to implement new regulations from Jan 26

Amid rising fire accidents in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced new guidelines for fire safety certification and renewal that will come into force on January 26. The CM said that the government will create a new post of director of fire and to strengthen the fire services in the state, officers will be...

Farmers’ groups from Gujarat extend support to ‘Bharat Bandh’ call

Several farmers’ bodies in Gujarat have extended their support to the nationwide strike called by the farmers’ unions camping on the outskirts of Delhi against the contentious farm laws passed by the Centre. A meeting in this regard was convened by Gujrat Khedut Samaj and Gujarat Kisan Sabha on Sunday. Notably, the farmers’ groups decided...

Congress leaders protest in Gandhinagar in support of agitating farmers

The Gujarat Congress on Sunday staged a protest at Gandhinagar’s Sector-6 against the contentious farm laws recently enacted by the Centre. All India Congress Committee’s Gujarat in-charge Rajiv Satav and party leaders Amit Chavda and Hardik Patel took part in the protest along with party MLAs. Notably, the party had earlier protested against the farm...

Gujarat Exclusive Impact: DELF will have to pay Rs33.5 lakh penalty, to be blacklisted

The Gujarat government’s Road and Building (R&B) Department has initiated the process to blacklist a civil and structural engineering services firm—DELF Consulting Engineers—for its alleged negligence that resulted in three bridge projects in Kheda district coming to a grinding halt. Earlier, Gujarat Exclusive had reported that the company had not bothered to pay a...

Ahmedabad’s COVID-19 tally nearing 50,000

Gujarat has reported 1,564 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Sunday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally to 2,08,278. 3,969 COVID-19 related deaths in Gujarat Sixteen deaths were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The fresh fatalities have taken Gujarat’s...

As COVID-19 cases surge, Gujarat asks oxygen units to reserve 50% stock for hospitals

Following a surge in COVID-19 cases being reported everyday post the festive season, the Gujarat government has instructed oxygen production units to keep 50 per cent of their production for medical use. The order will remain in operation till December 31. The direction in this regard was issued by the state health department so that...

Gujarat: COVID-19 tally to cross 2 lakh this week

Gujarat has reported 1,495 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Sunday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally to 1,97,412. 3,855 COVID-19 related deaths in Gujarat Thirteen deaths were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The fresh fatalities have taken Gujarat’s...

CM Rupani urges people to follow safety norms to contain COVID-19

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday urged people to follow the safety guidelines prescribed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus. CM Rupani requested people to stay at home and comply with the night curfew that will remain in force for the time being in four cities—Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot. The...

PM Modi inaugurates Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira & Ghogha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday virtually inaugurated the Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira in Surat and Ghogha in Bhavnagar. The new service will bring down the 370-km distance between the two places by road to just 60 km by sea route. The Ro-Pax ferry will not just accommodate passengers, but will also accommodate vehicles....

Gujarat: COVID-19 tally nearing 1.75 lakh

Gujarat has reported 860 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Sunday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken Gujarat’s total tally to 1,73,804. 3,724 COVID-19 related deaths in Gujarat Five deaths were reported in the state in the past 24 hours. The fresh fatalities have taken Gujarat’s...